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GOP Sen. Blunt: ‘I Am Concerned’ About Trump’s Trade War

On this weekend’s broadcast of “Fox News Sunday,” Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) said President Donald Trump’s trade policies are making him “concerned.” Blunt said, “People like me who’ve really been concerned about the president’s stated trade policy can take some

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GOP Sen. Blunt: Dems Have ‘Energized’ Republican Base for Midterms

Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) appeared on Fox News Channel’s “Sunday Morning Futures” to discuss the Democrats’ plan to investigate Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh if they retake the House in the upcoming midterm elections. According to Blunt, the Democrats’ ongoing

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GOP Sen Roy Blunt: Maxine Waters ‘Is Very Smart’

Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) rebutted President Donald Trump frequently calling Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) a “low IQ” person. Partial transcript as follows: CHUCK TODD: Well, I would respectfully disagree there, particularly on this show.

Missouri U.S. Sens. Urge Calm Following Ferguson Verdict

Missouri U.S. Sens. Urge Calm Following Ferguson Verdict

Missouri’s U.S. Senators are calling for calm in the wake of the Ferguson grand jury’s decision not to indict a white police officer in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown.  “We must balance the rights of Americans to exercise

GOP Leaders Reject Obama's Call for New Net Neutrality Rules

GOP Leaders Reject Obama's Call for New Net Neutrality Rules

Republican leaders expressed opposition to President Obama’s call Monday for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to impose tighter regulations on broadband Internet.   House Speaker John Boehner said: It’s disappointing, but not surprising, that the Obama administration continues to disregard

GOP Senator: Ebola Fear Based on 'Long List' of Gov't Failures

GOP Senator: Ebola Fear Based on 'Long List' of Gov't Failures

On Sunday’s “Meet the Press” on NBC, Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) argued that while it isn’t entirely appropriate to overplay the Ebola outbreak for political purposes, the outbreak does feed the narrative that the federal government is inept in numerous

Reid Hammered for Saying Those Hurt by Obamacare are Lying

Reid Hammered for Saying Those Hurt by Obamacare are Lying

On the floor of the Senate, Democrat Majority Leader Harry Reid insisted that anyone who had the temerity to complain about the tremendously higher costs of Obamacare or are upset over their canceled insurance polices despite being told by the

GOP Elders Afraid of a Little Fight

This New York Times’ article is written to give the impression that some so called elder statesmen within the GOP have some great alternative to fighting against ObamaCare, along with trying to highlight and fight against Washington’s runaway spending. G.O.P.

Republicans to Obama: We're Not Folding on Sequester

Republicans to Obama: We're Not Folding on Sequester

Republicans, determined not to fold on raising taxes yet again, are asserting publicly that Barack Obama and his Democratic Party cohorts better stop demagoguing the sequester issue because the GOP wants spending cuts, not more taxes. While Obama keeps campaigning,

The Hagel Not-Filibuster

Republicans aren’t going to filibuster the confirmation of Chuck Hagel as Secretary of Defense. They’re just going to make Democrats put 60 votes on the board to close debate. Is there a difference? Well, sort of. A filibuster, as Rachel

Blunt: We Have the Votes to Delay Hagel Nomination

Blunt: We Have the Votes to Delay Hagel Nomination

Senator Roy Blunt indicated Wednesday that there are enough votes in the Senate to delay the Hagel confirmation. Blunt (R-Mo.) said he believed there were 40 votes in the Senate that indicated “it’s too quick to end the debate on

Senators Introduce Mental Health Bill in Wake of Sandy Hook

Senators Introduce Mental Health Bill in Wake of Sandy Hook

A group of Senators from both sides of the aisle joined forces on Feb. 7 to introduce a mental health act as part of a broad approach to preventing another Aurora theater or Sandy Hook Elementary-style shooting. The Excellence in

Hagel has no idea where the sequester comes from

It was not the most sensational gaffe of the day, but the most consequential. Former Sen. Chuck Hagel, under questioning by Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) in his confirmation hearing for the post of Secretary of Defense, did not know that

Romney Calls on Todd Akin To Quit MO Senate Race

Romney Calls on Todd Akin To Quit MO Senate Race

In a statement just released from the Romney campaign, the new leader of the Republican party has stepped up to lead: As I said yesterday, Todd Akin’s comments were offensive and wrong and he should very seriously consider what course

Obama Woos Young Voters with Cheap Student Loans

Obama Woos Young Voters with Cheap Student Loans

(AP) Obama casts GOP as barrier to low-cost educationBy JIM KUHNHENNAssociated PressWASHINGTONEager to energize young voters, President Barack Obama is depicting Republicans as obstacles to an affordable college education, using his Internet and radio address Saturday to preview an argument